A discussion with Jay Humphrey of Emery Water Conservancy District and Amy Green from the Rural Water Technology Alliance unpacking what it takes to measure and monitor a large scale distribution system. This is the future – a must listen.
A discussion with Jeff Davis regarding aquifer storage and recovery projects. Can they help Utah meet its complex growth and demand patterns?
A compliment to Episode 8, an in-depth discussion with Seth Arens of the Western Water Assessment breaking down climate models and executing stakeholder climate/drought planning. Get your science hat on and let’s get to work!
Brian McInerney, recently retired Hydrologist for the National Weather Service, breaks down climate projections for Utah, his work with the Utah Climate Project, and the importance of including objective climate science in water management and planning.
Emily Lewis sits down with John Crandall – Managing Director of Stifel’s Public Finance Team and return guest Laura Briefer – Director of SLC Department of Public Utilities. A timely and informative episode on the impacts of COVID-19 disruptions for municipal water rates and water infrastructure funding.
A discussion with Bret Bovee of WestWater Research about the mechanics of water markets and considerations for increasing water market activity. Extremely informative and timely!
Utah Agricultural Water Optimization Task Force – A discussion with Rep. Tim Hawkes and Jeff DenBleyker of Jacobs Engineering on the formation, purpose, and practices of the Task Force. Highlights include why focusing on agricultural water efficiencies is critical to solving Utah’s water growing water demand and how to make those practices benefit local producers.
A discussion with Joan Card at Kelly & Culp regarding the history and significance of the final Waters of the United States Rule.
Hannah Follender and Jon Clyde join the discussion to talk about Utah’s new and growing cannabis industry and the nexus with federal water projects. Hosted by Emily Lewis.
Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities Director Laura Briefer discusses the scale and scope of Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities. We also discuss the core principles informing her leadership of the Department and priorities for 21st century municipal supplier. Hosted by Emily Lewis.